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Students express their concerns over lack of advocacy for the Black...

Editor's note: As ASUCR did not record the Zoom meeting, The Highlander is providing an audio recording of the meeting. The audio recordings can...

A message to celebrities who are ‘Fonda’ political activism: please don’t...

Two-time Oscar winner Jane Fonda spent part of her 82nd birthday in a Washington, D.C. jail this past December. This wouldn’t be the first...

Shane Ortega speaks on activism and personal experiences at “No One...

For almost 10 years Shane Ortega has served as an influential figure in the LGBT community. Ortega has been on the forefront of advocacy;...

Getting to know Scotty Highlander

Scotty the Bear Scotty Highlander, more commonly known as Scotty the Bear, is the face of UCR, known for exemplifying the Tartan Soul values...

NAACP activist discusses climate change and pollution’s effects on low-income communities

Vincent Ta/HIGHLANDER On Wednesday, May 11, environmental justice activist, Jacqueline Patterson, spoke to UCR students and staff about the impact of pollution and climate change...

Heather Marlowe burns through “The Haze”

Trigger Warning: This article contains content relating to sexual violence and sexual assault.   In a pitch-black theater and a single light illuminating her, Heather Marlowe...

The fault in our activism: What the Facebook filter won’t do

In many respects, social media has provided an incredible gateway for the mass publicization of global issues. As a result, people have resorted from...

Letter to the Editor: Environmentally Aware — Riverside seizing opportunities at...

The opinion piece published in the November 16th edition of the Highlander, written by the editorial board, noted that the Salton Sea is an...

Highlander Newsroom (11/18/15)

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we chat about the terrorist attacks in Beirut and Paris, social media activism and the million student march. Be...

Social activists discuss civil rights and social media

Last Friday, social media activists met with students and faculty in INTN 1020 for a discussion called “Civil Rights in the Age of Social...